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Aviva Legends Relay

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Legends relay

 

06 August 2010

Four renowned Great British athletes are donning their spikes once more for the Aviva Legends Relay at the biggest athletics meet of the year, the Aviva London Grand Prix. Olympic medallists Roger Black, Jason Gardener, John Regis and Iwan Thomas will be on the track for a head-to-head race on Saturday 14th August. 

Fans can delight in seeing their favourite athletics heroes once again as these former greats share the track with the current Aviva GB team heroes returning from Barcelona in front of a capacity crowd at the Aviva London Grand Prix. The Aviva Legends Relay will showcase a who’s who of Olympic and World medal holders, each vying to lift the Aviva Legends Relay Trophy.

The gloves are off for the grudge race as multi Olympic medal winner Roger Black, Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener, Olympic sprinting legend John Regis and Olympic silver medallist Iwan Thomas will size each other up to see who has still got what it takes to be the best in a 4x100m race.

Team Black Captain, Roger Black said of the upcoming Aviva Legends Relay, “I’m looking forward to competing on the track again, my team and I have been working hard together and have a chemistry which will inevitability bring us glory.”

Team Gardener Captain, Jason Gardener said of the upcoming Aviva Legends Relay, “Looking at the competition, I know my team has the competitive edge as I’m the only team captain racing to have an Olympic Gold for the 4x100 m relay.”   

Team Regis Captain, John Regis said for the upcoming Aviva Legends Relay, “I jumped at the chance to compete in the Aviva Legends Relay against Roger, Jason and Iwan. It’s going to give me an opportunity to prove once and for all that I’ve still got what it takes to beat them on the track.”

Team Thomas Captain, Iwan Thomas said for the upcoming Aviva Legends Relay, “As a very competitive person, I’m taking this very seriously and have been training hard for this Aviva Legends Relay. Team Thomas will definitely be at the top of the podium, there is a no way we’re coming anywhere but first.”  

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